Marvel is proud to unveil superstar artist Marc Silvestri's powerful new variant cover to ASTONISHING TALES #1. This super-sized first issue features Iron Man, Wolverine, Punisher and the New Mutants along with fan favorite creators C.B Cebulski (X-INFERNUS), Jonathan Hickman (SECRET WARRIORS), Kenneth Roquefort and more! This also features a jaw dropping wraparound cover by Roquefort, depicting some of the Marvel Universe's most popular heroes and villains! ASTONISHING TALES #1 ( DEC082362) ASTONISHING TALES #1 SILVESTRI VARIANT (DEC082363) Written by C.B. CEBULSKI, DANIEL MERLIN GOODBREY, CHRIS SEQUERA, & JONATHAN HICKMAN Penciled by KENNETH ROQUEFORT, LOU KANG, CHEW CHAN, NICK PITARRA, and JONATHAN HICKMAN Wraparound Cover by KENNETH ROQUEFORT Variant Cover by MARC SILVESTRI Rated T+ …$3.99 FOC—1/15/09, On-Sale—2/4/09 To find a comic shop near you, call 1-888-comicbook Check out the official Marvel Shop for your favorite Marvel Heroes!